Mayor Adams will not get what he claims he wants from the state legislature this year — city control of the speed- and red-light camera programs — a devastating blow to advocates' dream of no longer having to beg Albany to reauthorize the life-saving system every few years.
Speed cameras are not disproportionately concentrated in low-income communities of color, despite a pervasive belief that the cameras are a money-making ploy that unfairly target Black and Brown neighborhoods, a Streetsblog analysis reveals.
Sunday was the World Day of Remembrance for the victims of road violence — and in this city, that meant honoring the 1,800 people who have been killed (almost entirely by drivers) during the seven-plus years of Mayor de Blasio's Vision Zero initiative. We were there. Plus other news.